Definitions for Apprenticeship
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ap•pren•ticeəˈprɛn tɪs(n.; v.)-ticed, -tic•ing.
(n.)a person who works for another in order to learn a trade:
an apprentice to a plumber.
a person legally bound through indenture to a master craftsman in order to learn a trade.
Category: Western History
(v.t.)to bind to or place with an employer, master craftsman, or the like, for instruction in a trade.
Category: Western History
(v.i.)to serve as an apprentice.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of apprentice:
1300–50; < AF, OF ap(p)rentiz < VL *apprendit(us), for L apprehēnsus, ptp. of apprehendere to apprehend
the position of apprentice
the condition of, or the time served by, an apprentice
the system by which a person learning a craft or trade is instructed by a master for a set time under set conditions
the service or condition of an apprentice; the state in which a person is gaining instruction in a trade or art, under legal agreement
the time an apprentice is serving (sometimes seven years, as from the age of fourteen to twenty-one)
Apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a structured competency a basic set of skills. Apprenticeships ranged from craft occupations or trades to those seeking a professional license to practice in a regulated profession. Apprentices or protégés build their careers from apprenticeships. Most of their training is done while working for an employer who helps the apprentices learn their trade or profession, in exchange for their continuing labor for an agreed period after they have achieved measurable competencies. For more advanced apprenticeships, theoretical education was also involved, with jobs and farming over a period of 4–6 years. To be successful, the individual must have perseverance, ambition, and initiative. Like a college education, the successful completion of an apprenticeship term does not come easily, but is the result of hard work on the part of the apprentice. In practically every skilled occupation, more than fundamental knowledge of arithmetic is essential. The ability to read, write and speak well is beneficial in any walk of life, but in some apprenticeship occupations it is more important than in others.
Translations for Apprenticeship
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the state of being, or the time during which a person is, an apprentice
He is serving his apprenticeship as a mechanic.
- تَدَرُّب عَلى مِهْنَهArabic
- aprendizagemPortuguese (BR)
- die LehreGerman
- læretid; lærlingetidDanish
- menjadi magangIndonesian
- lærlingsstaða, læriIcelandic
- buvimas mokiniu/pameistriu, mokymasis amatoLithuanian
- mācekļa gadi; mācību laiksLatvian
- lære(tid), lærlingkontraktNorwegian
- termin, nauka rzemiosłaPolish
- vajeniška dobaSlovenian
- pripravnički stažSerbian
- lärlingskap, lärlingstidSwedish
- 學徒身份或見習期Chinese (Trad.)
- роки навчанняUkrainian
- نو آموز گاریUrdu
- sự học việcVietnamese
- 学徒身份，学徒期或见习期Chinese (Simp.)
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